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PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
decades of conflict with the government of myanmar forced many ethnic karens to flee. deborah and her family crossed into thailand in 1984. last year the two sides agreed to a cease-fire for the first time since fighting began. despite sporadic crashes, real strides for reconciliation are gaining momentum. at this college set up by deborah's group, most students move to the united states or australia after graduation. others choose to stay in thailand to teach refugee children. but recently some students say they want to return to myanmar. >> i want to be a doctor. i will help to improve the lives of karen people. i want to open up a hospital there. >> reporter: deborah believes if myanmar continues to reform young karens will have the chance to return in the near future. she's speeding up preparations for when that day comes. the group is compiling a new textbook for elementary school first-graders. they have new programs to think about. in the camps children study karen language and history. but in myanmar the vast majority of the population is burmese. schools in myanmar have no pr
SFGTV2
Jan 6, 2013 8:30pm PST
process of losing it for a while but the community came together and it's not about me or karen or the people being honored and it takes a community and that phrase "it takes a village to raise a child". it truly does and takes everyone of us and people in the community, our education community, our native american health center community, our crc community because once they leave us then somebody else has to pick up where we left off and carry that ball to educate the students and i see the students and it's good to see you guys and i thank you for being here and honor all of us, and keep your prayers open for hinttelethat it will always be there. if i can hang in for a couple more years i hope to retire. knock on wood. thanks for being here and each of you drive safely and thank you for your prayers and blessings and those that come before us and those coming into the world. hi pop. [applause] >> shirley, shirley. >> all my x's kids of taught by shirley. i'm kidding. and again with great pleasure welcome janet king to the stage. [applause] >> hello everybody. i have the great hon
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
, is a very different thing. it's something karen discovered when she jumped in on a growing trend, but she and many others are finding tonight's bay area proud. if your travels have taken you through san jose, you may have noticed a few new libraries popping up. those built with bond money, but also that one built in ron's garage. the one that sits atop daughter karen's fence. >> you put the harry potter books in there. >> it's called a little free library and karen's is far from the only one. part of a trend started in wisconsin a few years ago, there are now some 6,000 little free libraries around the world. more popping up in the bay area each week. and while each one is home made and therefore unique, the concept is what links them together. take a book, return a book. that's it. a library with no due dates, no late fees, and no closing hours. karen put hers up a few weeks ago, she knew she had done the right thing after her first customer stopped by, a little neighbor boy. her put his dr. seuss book in, and took another one out and left, and i thought, oh, it was just -- it was so
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
dead. and now a woman who will never have to sit down with oprah and confess her sins, karen finney. >> thanks, guys. and good afternoon. i'm karen finney in for martin bashir on this friday, january the 18th. the polls are in, americans have spoken. they want gun safety, and that's one more reason the right is pulling its hair out. >> we're going to let their voices, the voice of the american people, be heard. >> you're right to own a firearm should not interfere with my right to live. >> this is a president i think who has drunk the kool-aid. he is feeling right now high on his own power. >> there is the video just right there. it will make perfect sense in a couple minutes when we talk about the news. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> to have talk about the president's children, to use that somehow to try to make a political point i think is reprehensible. >> high capacity magazines don't have a pragetcle sporting purpose or hunting purpose. you have 12 rounds. it means you've already missed the deer 11 times. >> i think it's really sad to see the presiden
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
karen finney, and former dnc communications director, we have guy benson, political editor for townhall.com and mark simone wor radio talk show host. good evening, everybody. >> hey, larry. >> guy benson, let me start with you. if you're talking about restricting automatic guns. if you're talking about restricting these 100-bullet magazine cartridges and so forth, you can't do that by executive. >> well, i totally agree with that. and you are sometimes starting to hear automatic weapons con flated with semiautomatic weapons conflated with automatic assault weapons. some of the jargon that goes on. you're 100% right, i'm not a conservative when it comes to gun-related issues. i think that any restriction has to meet a constitutional test. and also the test of whether or not it'll actually remedy the problem that presents itself. if we're going to do this, at least do it the way that governor cuomo is doing it, through the legislative process, rather than the way the president has attempted to do it as he has time and again where hep finds congress to be rather convenienced so he
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
place, karen mentioned this, she buys puts during this time to allow us to stay long. but when people are hedges with entire end sis, it's not working for them here. i think as a stock you picker's market, it's a great place, but you can't have it both ways. you are not seeing them respond on the short side and you better hope you are on the right side of the allocation trade. >> in terms of volatility, the s&p on average has moved .24% every day on 2013 and that's certainly come down versus the .59%. nearly more than half a percent in 2012. >> look at what happened to the vix today. the market didn't really do a lot and the vix actually starting to perk up a little bit. i think it was up, i don't know, 5%. oh, look at that. so -- i think that sort of is interesting. i still think even at this level, those puts are cheap and worth owning if you want to stay long and ride this bull patient. >> yahoo! is up smartly in the afterhours session, earnings just coming out. let's go to john forn fortt wit latest. >> hey, melissa. a couple of things before the conference call that could
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
built in ron cassella's garage. the one that sits atop daughter karen adamsky's fence. >> i thought it was cool. >> did you put the "harry potter" books in there? >> reporter: it is called the "little free library." karen's is far from the only one. part of a trend started in wisconsin just a few year ago, there are now some 6,000 little free libraries around the world. more popping up in the bay area each week. and while each one is home made and, therefore, unique, the concept is what links them together. take a book, return a book. that's it. a library with no due dates, no late fees, and no closing hours. karen put hers up just a few weeks ago. she knew she had done the right thing after her first customer stopped by. a little neighbor boy. >> he put his dr. seuss back in and took another and left. i thought, oh, there was just -- it was so cool. >> reporter: karen has been amazed at just how much traffic her little library has gotten since then. >> it gets visited probably ten times a day. >> reporter: across town, elizabeth harold put her library up just a few months ago. she say
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
with people and karen and with the hash tag smooth to my right. >> four buyers of the market. >> you have to, just to hedge here, the market feels exhausted. there's a lot of market timers that are coming up with a lot of sale signals here. people that are looking at market timing and exhaustion points are saying, we may be exhausted. >> some of the groups that have really been, a powerhouse last year, powerhouse this year, the xlf hitting freak 52-week high. mainly on the strength of the insurance sector. we saw allstate go higher. are you still in xlf? >> i am in specific names. we should talk about, i think it's very name specific right now. we heard from intel last week and saw the reaction there. and then you look at the rest of the chip sector. we've seen positive reaction since. so, it is still very stock specific. if you are looking at the xlf, there are the investment banks. they are trading extremely well. morgan stanley, goldman sachs. but i think there are names in that sector that are working and certainly the beta names are the names i've been putting myself int
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
, we're looking good, karen. >> and when the dow is down -- >> how bad is it? >> yeah, it usually holds. >> that's sort of interesting. it's not going to go into how we pick what to invest in, but i hope that's the case. i agree with what timmy said. could we see a small pull-back? that wouldn't be surprising to anyone. i'm long this market. >> karen, if you were to put on your soothe saying outfit and -- >> love that outfit. i love that outfit. >> oh, that -- yeah, i was going to say, that's michael kors. me drinking coors. what i would go with here is, i think -- >> just stop. >> where are you going here? >> just stop right now, jon. just get to the point. >> get to the point. >> what i think is, we are most likely to see that correction that you're talking about, and that everybody's talked about here, sometime in the two or three weeks preceding the sequestrati sequestration, the first week in march. that's when you are most likely to see it. not necessarily tomorrow. >> let's get more on the market and whether or not january's gains will mean gains for the year. bring in rebecca pa
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am PST
communications director karen finney, assistant managing editor of "fortune" lee gallagher, and msnbc contributor jonathan capert of the washington post. it's the fist day of school for the new congress. >> i've got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight. i hope i don't get in a fight. oh, back to school. >> and this is a live look at capitol hill where the house and senate will gavel in their first session of the 113th class moments from now. fights, however, for that awesome song are likely imminent beginning with the house's election of its speaker later this hour. the office of current speaker john boehner says they expect him to be re-elected, but if enough republicans break ranks, it could make the process messy. here's how it works. boehner will need a majority of the house votes cast today to hold his spot. if he fails to get a majority on the first vote, it will go to a second ballot. something that has only happened once in the past century. in 1923 when nine ballots over three days were needed to appoint congressman frederick gillette. now, 433 members are expected t
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
back to what karen was saying, i think those are all very positive things that are happening for bank of america. removing all the litigation. but isn't this something they've already kind of told us all along the way? and so as much as i'm a buyer of that, and i -- >> and that was his point, as well. the shares are discounting all the cost cuts already. >> i think from a trading perspective, i think the stock, it stopped right on the 20-day. i think this is a place to buy. i don't think it's expensive. if i compare it to a morgan stanley or even one of the investment banks where i think they're going to start earning a lot more from their fixed income and trading business because people counted those as dead, bank of america's gotten a lot of good will here, so. >> quick question to you here as we await wells fargo earnings on friday. goldman sachs had a note out, you want to be invested with the banks, into the banks that have the most lefers to still pull. you don't want to be in the best of breed. all of that's in the stock already. >> i think wells fargo probably fits that m
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
lines. karen finney and eugene robinson take on the losing strategy. >>> senator saxby chambliss of georgia is a lame duck. tonight we look at his flawed legacy. >>> and more on the fallout from the pbs documentary "the untouchables." why isn't wall street on trial? mike papantonio, head of the national trial lawyers association is here to explain. good to have you with us folks, thanks for watching. the fight is on. republican attempts to steal the next presidential election by rigging the elect roll college are facing resistance and the resistance is working. earlier today rnc chairman reince priebus was rewarded for his failures of the 2012 election by being reelected as head of the republican party. good news. priebus told republicans to start looking at a broader electoral map. >> it's time to stop looking at elections through the lenses of battleground states. we have four years until the next presidential election. and being a blue state is not a permanent diagnosis. >> reince priebus is on record saying the votes to favor republicans is something fully controlled red states
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
wanted to thank karen nikovoli and rosalee from breathe california for their great work in crafting this legislation and working with many event coordinators as well. miss labasee and miss shanban are here as well. let's open this up for public comment. i know we have a number of speaks from breathe california and other organizations as well. if you would like to speak, please come forward. is karen nikoboli in the audience? if anyone else would like to speak, please line up on the side of the room if you can. >> good afternoon, my name is ernestine weiss and first of all, eric, i want to congratulate you on this legislation. it is so needed i cannot tell you enough. it is incredible that we have to be exposed to smoke that leads to cancer. you walk along the sidewalk and people puff right into your face. it's awful. you really have to walk with a mask on it's so prefl leapt. i yell at all these young people with cigarettes in their hands, throw it away, it's poison. some thank me and some look at me askapbs like what do i know. my father and brother died from this, unnecessarily, m
SFGTV2
Jan 14, 2013 1:30pm PST
city folks. where is greg scott? gret get up here. greg, get up here. i want to point out jill, karen. jill is the deputy chief librarian and karen, these two women are the fairy godmothers of this project. we would not be here without all the people that you heard from, but we would not be here without them. give thermometer a big round of applause. [ applause ] >> we have also got on city staff our aquatic director greg scott. [ applause ] >> and let's see, who else did we get up here? huh? mindy. mindy is on my list. i am the last speaker. they are going to try to limit me to the public hearing three minutes and i'm going to try to stick to that, probably not. [ [ laughter ] after i'm finished we're going to turn some dirt. we have a food truck because we deposit want anybody hungry. you guys patronize them if you will. mel sharp and his band are going to be back playing after the speeches. so hang around and party down. i just have a few people that i need to thank. [ laughter ] i will do the short list. of course the mayor. mayor lee has had a lot of celebrating to do this week.
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
understanding that you know, sometimes doesn't even take words. >> joining me now, msnbc's karen finney who served as deputy press secretary to clinton, and press secretary, co-authoring a book about the 2016 prospects. karen finney, what do you know to be the truth here about hillary clinton's feelings about president obama? and explain to us how people can get over the first clip, in what we showed about them running against each other. >> people don't realize it, but the club of people who have been either president or first lady is very, very small. so in many ways, hillary clinton is one of the few people, her husband being another one close to this parent who really understands in a very visceral personality level what it is to be president. what it is to try to raise children in the white house. what it is to try to make decisions on a daily basis. so i believe that their friendship is very sincere, because it is part of the reason that you see presidents, former presidents become friends after they have left the white house. because again, there are only a few people who
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am EST
political analyst, karen finny. columnist for the hill. republican strategist alice stork. i want to start out right away playing for everybody how senator john mccain, also a member of the immigration 8, talked about what this bipartisan plan means and also what it means for the gop. take a listen. >> i'll give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote, which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. >> alice, for a variety of reasons it was not. mainly because of the anti-immigration rhetoric that was doled out by the standard bear. mitt romney all through 2012. can this reverse that course? >> oh, it sure can. we learned a lesson. i think this is a great first step. the framework for this plan being that it's a good consensus of republicans and democrats. it's a great start. i think victoria hit on it. senator rubio also hit on it. fairness is critical in this. the framers of this immigration plan say this is tough, but it's fair. that's important. those that have been going about obtaining citi
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
priorities be for 2013? let's bring in karen finney, the hill columnist and former dnc director. jennifer ruben, author of "the washington post" right turn blog. peter souterman, reason magazine senior editor. karen, i think his top priority, or nearly so, are going to be immigration reform and gun control, both of which are very weak spots for the republican party. what is your thought? >> you know what, larry? we agree. although i would add to that that obviously given the structure of the so called deal that we got over the course of the last 24 hours, part two, is going to clearly be at the top of the agenda starting next week, and obviously with the debt ceiling. so that sort of economic piece. but then in addition to that, absolutely, immigration reform. and i would call it gun safety because i don't think there's much control going on, will absolutely have to stay at the top of the list. >> and jen, let's leave the economic stuff aside. we've done the whole show on that and sick of the fiscal cliff. i think the republicans have got a serious problem on immigration reform, ok? they'
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
wells fargo. >> karen? >> alcoa is first. aa. coming up first in the book. other than that, i don't see it as a read through to much. >> harder this time around concerning we've got positive data from the automakers already and boeing is clouded with a whole other myriad of problems of its own. this is not necessarily a read through into the strength of the a a e r aerospace industry. back on december 18th, moody's put alcoa on a negative review with a positive downgrade to junk status. while aluminum prices have picked up by 3.9% per ton, maybe that's not enough. >> well, i think what you really needed to see was some sort of stabilization. anything that sees some sort of growing or stable growth in china, i think, is obviously an area where you can start to think you might be a buyer here. look, this stock had a lot of bad news priced into it, as well. so, all of that -- all of the news about a potential downgrade on the credit side was baked into the equity price. i think we would be a better buyer of it at these levels. >> in terms of earnings season overall, j.j., which ones ar
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
president following the tragedy. joining me, karen finney, washington bureau chief david corn, and assistant editor for "fortune," leigh gallagher. he and the vice president outlined other proposals they hope will put an end to incidents like the sandy hook shooting. >> i have no illusions about what we're up against or how hard the task is in front of us, but i also have never seen a nation's conscience so shaken by what happened at sandy hook. the world has changed, and it's demanding action. >> what we should be thinking about is our responsibility to care for them and shield them from harm and give them the tools they need to grow up and do everything that they are capable of doing, not just to pursue their own dreams, but to help build this country. this is our first task as a society. i'm putting forward a specific set of proposals based on the work of joe's task force, and in the days ahead, i intend to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality. because while there is no law or set of laws that can prevent every senseless act of violence completely, no pie
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am PST
communications director karen finney. senior political reporter at politico, maggie haberman. and mr. sunday morning himself, we say it so officially here, editor of "the new york times" magazine, hugo lindgren. sam stein is caught on a train somewhere between newark and penn station. moving on, what started as praise for secretary clinton's tenure as secretary of state soon evolved into a partisan debate with republicans demanding to know if the administration misled the american public over benghazi. >> we were misled there were supposedly protests and something sprang out of that, assaults sprang out of that. that was easily ascertained that was not the fact, and the american people could have known that within days, and they didn't know that. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of protests or guys out on a walk one night decided to kill some americans. what difference, at this point, does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again. >> surprising exactly no one, senator joh
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> when the gdp number hit the tape, karen, were you surprised we were able to look past it? we did see the futures go lower and it just kind of -- as if it didn't happen. >> yeah, funny that the same information in another era, three months ago would have been a disaster. i don't know how to account for it. starting to see the volatility index speak to that. you can probably speak much better about that than i. >> it has picked up dramatically. 7.5% today. after -- what, four out of the last five days, we've seen the vix rise. made it through 14 today, after being in the low 12s just a couple of days ago, so, this is a pretty big move, but it's also what you'd expect when we're up against an area where people are looking for a correction. >> people startled defending that gdp number right out of the gate. >> right, it was the lack of government, the drought. >> inventories, everybody. everyone jumped more over it. more so than i've ever seen in it in my life. >> it's all about what's forward. you can ignore what happened. >> that was so three months ago. >> that speaks to the compl
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 10:00am PST
own. i know that karen mccarthy is going to introduce symbolic -- largely symbolic legislation on the house side. the senate side we're expecting dianne feinstein to introduce her legislation around the time of the inaugural. is something meaningful going to happen on guns this year? >> i hope so. the president has appointed joe biden to be head of this commission, and he believes something reasonable. you know, you can put reasonable limits on who gets guns without interfering with the legitimate second amendment rights that are enshrined in the constitution. we on the liberal side of things have to accept that. you can put reasonable limits on any amendment. first amendment, you can't scream fire falsely in a theater. those are limits on the first amendment. limits on the second amendment that prohibit criminals, the mentally infirmed, spousal abusers from getting guns and tightening up those laws as congresswoman mccarthy's legislation does, and i carry that in the senate, make reasonable sense, and i hope we can come together in the middle. not extreme legislation that will scare
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
here at the cycle and we've got karen finney in the chair for martin today. >> hey, thanks, guys. good afternoon. i'm karen finney in for martin bashir who is out sick on this thursday, january the 31st. republicans are going after one of the president's men. but did they get him? >> our men and women in uniform and their families must never doubt that their leader's first priority is them. >> our concerns pertain to the quality of your professional judgment. >> why do you think that the iranian foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination to be secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics. >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> those who cried appease, appease are hanged by those they tried to please. >> it's a fundamental difference of opinion. >> appeasing our adversaries while shunning our friends. >> do you believe that all options should be on the table when we confront iran? >> absolutely. >> the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward quest
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
political analyst karen finney on the harsh reality ahead. stay with us. >>> one of the things we got to do is put a legal architecture in place, and we need congressional help to do that to make sure that not only am i reined in, but any president is reined in terms of some of the decisions we're making. >> that was president obama back in october, addressing concerns over the nation's drone strike program, part of the larger war on terrorism. despite the kind of campaign rhetoric, the obama administration has taken few steps to rein in the program intended to target terrorists. the president has insisted that drones have been used only to prevent an operational plot against the united states. yet as the guardian reports, america's use of drones has soared during obama's time in office, with the white house authorizing attacks in at least four countries -- afghanistan, pakistan, yemen and somalia. it's estimated that the cia and the united states military have undertaken more than three hundred drone strikes and killed about 2500 people. it's clear we have yet to understand the full
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. (announcer) scottrade knows our and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade of
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 10:00am EST
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MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
right to our panel. with us from washington msnbc political analyst karen finney, and democratic strategist julian epstein. karen, if i might begin with you, the president of the nra, david keene, says an assault weapons ban would never make it through congress and that any limits on high capacity ammunition clips would also fail and larry pratt h executive director of the gun owners of america, says background checks are a complete waste of time. so why don't we all now go home and look forward to the next mass shooting. >> yeah. we might as well. you know what? and while we're at it let's give up on the debt ceiling, give up on health care implementation. you know, why bother? we're not going to solve any problems because it's going to be too hard to ask our members of congress to do their job? here is the thing though, you know, look at how intensified and ugly the rhetoric got last week, talks of insurrection and 1776 and stalin and hitler and then over the weekend these pronouncements that it's not going to happen, no way. what that tells you they're becoming increasingly de
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